At the request of NASA, the Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences of the National Academies of Sciences Engineering, and Medicine, in its role as an independent forum, conducted a review of the NASA report “Community Report from the Biosignatures Standards of Evidence Workshop”. The review addresses the accuracy, assumptions, and conclusions of the NASA report. This publication details the findings of the committee.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2022. Independent Review of the Community Report from the Biosignature Standards of Evidence Workshop: Report Series—Committee on Astrobiology and Planetary Sciences. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/26621.
|2 The Biosignature Standards of Evidence Workshop||6-11|
|3 Communication of a Life Detection Result||12-16|
|4 Relationship to the Scientific Process||17-24|
|Appendix A: Statement of Task||27-28|
|Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations||29-29|
|Appendix C: Committee and Staff Biographical Information||30-34|
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